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Lovie ready for changes both on and off the field

Lovie Smith will make his coaching debut in Champaign on Saturday when the Illini host Murray State. 22 more words

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Illini Day floods Deere Run with orange and blue

SILVIS, Illinois — Friday is always Illini Day at the John Deere Classic and today was no different. The orange and blue well represented today – and this week – with three of the five Illinois alums on the course. 120 more words

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What a fun race today!!

I registered at the last minute after a trip was canceled for the weekend. When I looked at the course I noticed a portion of the course was not on the usual lakefront path. 157 more words

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Lovie meets with the media in Chicago

Lovie Smith returned to Chicago this week, this time at the helm of the Fighting Illini football program.  Lovie talks about hitting the reset button in Champaign. 22 more words

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Former Alleman standout muscles his way to top of B1G

At 6 foot 4, 215 pounds, Cody Sedlok has MLB scouts drooling. But it wasn’t too long ago the Alleman grad

“He showed up at alleman at 5’10 130 pounds soaking wet,” explained Alleman assistant coach John Marx. 450 more words

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Sedlock earns B1G pitcher of the week honor

Cody Sedlock was named B1G pitcher of the week on Monday.  The Alleman grad fired 10 two thirds scoreless innings against Ohio State, striking out 14.  33 more words

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U of Illinois professor hits 50 years, plans to keep going

CHAMPAIGN, IL (AP) – Roy Axford has been a professor at the University of Illinois for 50 years. And he has no plans to stop. 114 more words

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